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Newspaper Article - 2 September 1915 - Chinese gored by bull

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-054
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“Chinaman Gored By Bull – On Monday, August 30, a Chinaman in the employ of the Canadian Explosives, Limited, while at work on James Island was attacked by a Jersey bull belonging to the farm on the Island. The animal knocked the man down and was...

Newspaper Article - 20 December 1912 - death of Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-053
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“According to Provincial Police reports Soo You, Chinese, who was employed at the Sidney Duck Farm operated by Mr. L. G. Thomas, East Road, died suddenly on Tuesday, Sept 6th, at the age of 62 years, death being due to natural causes. He is repor...

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_972.028.494
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Chinese basket with rectangular base, sides flare outward to an almost circular top. Top is open. Bamboo construction with base and ribs of thicker bamboo. Top rim is reinforced with four rows of thicker bamboo, body of basket is woven or narrow b...

Basket and Lid

  • CA SMA SMA_972.028.499 a-b
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Circular basket with lid used for sewing materials. Made of fine material, possibly bamboo? Has been stained a brownish red color. Lid is decorated with a thin braided cord of golden brown color. Circular metal medallion with Chinese characters is...

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .246
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Basket with rectangular base and circular top. Recorded information "Chinese Basket. Made of Bamboo and cane". Top rim is wrapped with lighter coloured material--probably bamboo. Base is woven in a rectangular shape with a reinforcement ...

Basket and Lid

  • CA SMA SMA_976.028.333 a-b
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Rectangular basket with cover in the form of another similar basket which covers it completely. Woven in this shape, with a support provided only by a thick rim indicating that probably the basket was steamed or shaped over a form to obtain the re...

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .331
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Circular basket with sloped sides and flat base. Base is woven of split bamboo and rim/edge is of bamboo approximately 1.5 cm wide. Base is woven in square which then radiates outward in spirals. Inside of basket is golden yellow in colour and app...

Jar

  • CA SMA SMA_995.078.001
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Small ceramic pot, speckled gray and brown with several large brown splotches on it. It has a relatively small 'mouth' and is encased in wicker work with two wicker handles.

Jar

  • CA SMA SMA_995.059.001
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Ceramic Chinese soy sauce jar. dark brown with random cream and gray markings. Squat round shape with a narrow top opening with 1/4" lip. Spout is at top side with narrow, small opening. Brown paint does not completely cover bottom edge of ja...

Newspaper Article - 4 September 1914 - reference to Chinese

  • CA SMA SMA_SR-2015-027
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Sidney and Islands Review, 4 September 1914, Page 8. "On Tuesday night, some, time shortly after midnight, two of our well known citizens were rudely aroused from their slumbers by a noise in their back yard. The lady of the house went to i...

Basket

  • CA SMA SMA_972.028.402 c
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Basket, probably oriental design with rectangular base, flared sides and almost circular top. Woven of very fine bamboo or cane, wrapped top edge in a material of a lighter color.

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .257
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Clear glass bottle, rectangular base, flat sides. Some bubbles visible in the glass. Cork in mouth sealed in position with reddish wax. Paper label printed in red on front has chinese characters down it. Chinese characters in raised glass on back....

Hat

  • CA SMA SMA_993.006.001
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Straw hat, large woven brim, open weave crown (lined)

Lid

  • CA SMA SMA_986.005.013
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Shallow dish (lid) made of tan-coloured clay, probably Chinese. Circular in shape, has a flat bottom and flat brim around edge. Edges are a bit rough. There is a design on the bottom [top?] of a circle inside which are five oval shapes.

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_985.027.001
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Dark green bottle with Chinese writing around middle. Bottle is opaque, with B in circle on bottom. Some staining inside. Appears to be machine made.

Chopsticks

  • CA SMA SMA_984.019.001 a-b
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Pair of chopsticks. Top end is square with right angle corners slightly rounded off, bottom end is rounded off completely.

Jug

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .263
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Squat shaped pottery bottle or jug glazed with a brownish-black glaze. Chinese characters in raised lettering under glaze. p. 99-100, "Commonly called Tiger Whiskey Jug, this contained Ng-Ka-Py (like Saki)." Vol. 2. Western Canadian Bott...

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .255
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Clear glass bottle, circular base sealed with cork and wax at mouth. Contains a fine powder of brown-cinnamon colour. Paper label printed with Chinese characters on side.

Lid

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .250
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Circular pottery lid (unglazed) from top of ginger jar similar to 976. .249. Circular paper label intact on top, printed in yellow, blue, green, red, brown. Label reads, "Tung Chun Canning Co. trademark. Cargo ginger in syrup, net weight 1 lb...

Teapot

  • CA SMA SMA_976. .241
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Chinese teapot. Orange flowers on white background. Bamboo handle.

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_972.J.530
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Transparent, deep green, glass bottle, circular base. No seams visible. Possibly contained wine. Mouth will take a cork stopper. Recorded as possibly Chinese. Cork inside of bottle.

Carrying Pole

  • CA SMA SMA_972.069.900
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Wooden Chinese carrying pole with metal strips each side (nailed in) to hold straps in place. Slightly shaped. Long thin slightly flattened pole with flatter ends. About 8" from end of poles there are (at each end) two leather strips about on...

Bottle

  • CA SMA SMA_971.J.038
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Wine bottle, Chinese pottery.

Dish

  • CA SMA SMA_971.J.044
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Dish, small, porcelain, blue and white. Chinese sauce dish. Very old.

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